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JUL Onwards
Theoretical Foundations
Interpretive Methods
Rohit Goel
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AUG Onwards
Buddhist Aesthetics
Tibetan Art - Style & Iconography
Dr. Christian Luczanits
06
SEP Onwards
Yoga and Tantra
An Introduction to Tamil Vaiṣṇavism
Archana Venkatesan
09
SEP
Yoga and Tantra
Festivals
Archana Venkatesan
14
DEC
Criticism & Theory
What is this ‘populism’?
Akeel Bilgrami
18
DEC
Criticism & Theory
Intimacy and Interest
Faisal Devji
19
DEC
Criticism & Theory
Gandhi, Hinduism, and Humanity
Faisal Devji

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Buddhist Aesthetics

Buddhist Aesthetics

 

"All that we are is the result of what we have thought: it is founded on our thoughts, it is made up of our thoughts. If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought, happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him..... All forms are unreal, he who knows and sees this becomes passive in pain; this is the way that leads to purity."

 

2500 years have witnessed the profound philosophical teachings of the venerated Enlightened One encompassing every corner of the globe accompanied by an ever increasing volume of imagery. The distilled paramitas of wisdom and compassion, the Rasas of Karuna and Shanta permeate the depictions of the Buddhist pantheon and cosmos. Manuscripts, stupas, temples and monasteries along with their embedded signs and symbols, help narrate the complexity of one of the world's most successful religions which had its beginnings in India in the 6th cent. BCE.

 
 
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Jnanapravaha
Queens Mansion, 3rd Floor, G. Talwatkar Marg,
Fort, Mumbai - 400001. India.
Tel: +91-22-2207 2974 / 2207 2975.
Fax: +91-22-2207 2976.
Email: to.jnanapravaha@gmail.com,
info@jp-india.org

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